let's talk: house plants

Updated: Jun 25

Let's be honest; we all love plants and want to cover our houses with them, but can we look after them? My answer is no, because I am the kind of person who can kill cacti and succulents within a month or two.


As part of my interior design series, I decided to share with you some of the perfect indoor plants that are easy to maintain since I got so many requests for this post. This one is quite a hefty one, so make yourself some herbal tea and let's get into it.





HARD TO KILL INDOOR PLANTS

Yep, you read that right. As an interior designer you have to make sure that you always choose the right plants for the right environment. Believe it or not, some plants shouldn't be stored in specific rooms which I will get to later on in the post. Here are 20 plants that are hard to kill if you are like me!




BEST PLANTS FOR SLEEP

I love incorporating plants within my designs as I believe biophilic design* is soooo important! But did you know that having certain plants in your bedroom will boost your mood, enhance your creativity, reduce your stress levels, increase your productivity, naturally filter air pollutants and these are just a few of the benefits.


Biophilic Design: a concept used within the building industry to increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place



ZERO SUNLIGHT PLANTS

- BEST PLANTS FOR BATHROOMS

Some plants require less sunlight than others, meaning that some are perfect for places like your laundry room or your bathroom. You have to make sure that the plant yo put in your bathroom love moisture and heat and that they can cope with low light conditions.




PLANTS FOR A NICE SMELLING HOME

We all want our house to smell nice without the use of artificial sprays and candles. Loads of plants create beautiful scents that will make your house transform into a home within weeks. There are plenty of plants to choose from but these are my favourites! - especially the Dwarf Citrus Tree...



10 PLANTS FOR FIRST-TIME PLANT PARENT

Last but not least, probably the list you have all been waiting for... 10 PLANTS FOR FIRST-TIME PLANT PARENT. These plants are beautiful and easy to maintain. If you are new to this and don't have many plants yourself, I'd definitely recommend any of these 10 to start off with!



As a little bonus I wanted to share with you guys some Instagram accounts that are killing it with their plant content. Here are my top 12:



I hope you enjoyed this post. I am so excited for these INTERIOR DESIGN series so if there is anything else interior related that you would like me to write about; make sure to comment down below!!


See you next Friday!!